Division of Administrative Services

Community Development

DAS manages the Department of Community Development’s Accounting, Budgeting, Compliance, Contract Administration, and Personnel functions. 

The Division monitors revenue and expenses from all funding sources, including the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the State of Ohio, and oversees both the development of the annual Consolidated Plan (federal grant application) and the Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER).  

DAS also monitors departmental activities to ensure compliance with Fair Housing Laws, the Uniform Relocation Act, Fair Labor Standards, the Environmental Protection Act, and the National Historic Preservation Act.


Public Service/Social Service Operating Support Grants

These grants improve the quality of life for low-to-moderate income persons.

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CDC Activity Grants

Activity grants create and maintain affordable housing opportunities and commercial services in low-to-moderate income areas.

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Citywide Development Assistance Grants

Development Assistance grants support the revitalization of Cleveland's housing stock and neighborhood commercial districts. 

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Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) and CDBG Homeless Assistance

This funding supports non-profit organizations that are helping individuals and families quickly regain stability in permanent housing after experiencing a housing crisis or homelessness. 

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Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA)

HOPWA provides resources to maintain stable housing for persons living with HIV/AIDS and reduce their risk of homelessness. 

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Neighborhood Development Activities Fund (NDAF)

The NDAF supports community development and other CDBG-eligible activity throughout the city.